GEDIA was founded over one hundred years ago. We have been manufacturing products for the automotive industry since 1955. We now have more than 4.700 employees in nine production plants and are also involved in joint ventures and research companies.

Partner for the automotive industry

As a reliable partner, we develop and manufacture pressed vehicle body parts and welded assemblies for the automotive industry all over the world. Our success has been shaped significantly by our reliability and our particularly distinctive problem-solving expertise.

Facts and figures

Company headquarters

Attendorn, North Rhine-Westphalia

Legal status


Company management

Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Helmut Hinkel
Dipl.-Betriebsw.(FH) Klaus Bierwirth
Dipl.-Kfm. Ulrich Kraft

Founding year



Automotive supplier

Product range

Lightweight automotive technologies and chassis components

Production sites

- Germany
- China
- India
- Mexico
- Poland
- Hungary
- USA (Michigan and Georgia)
- Spain

Number of employees


Annual turnover (2023)

 EUR 810 million

Group certifications

- DIN EN ISO 9001

- DIN EN ISO 14001 / ISO 45001

- IATF 16949

More about GEDIA


The brothers initially focused on the manufacture of jewellery before adding hollow sheet handles for enamel tableware to the production programme in 1925.

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Company policy

Shared values make our company valuable.

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